In this guest post by Alice Aspinall, she shares number puzzles she made for her own children. Alice Keeler made a Math Puzzle spreadsheet we all can use for students K-12!
Guest Blogger and Educator Marcia Carrillo show how to customize your Google Slides using Slides Mania and Remove.bg for FREE!
5 resources to bring coding into the classroom. Explore the activities or curriculum offered, or take advantage of the trial for platforms like Rex Academy, especially at the end of the year when looking for new ideas.
Guest Post by Rachelle Dene Poth With so much happening and extra burdens on our time, it is more important than ever to focus on ways to make time for self-care. Creating a new daily routine or finding an app to help ourselves to take a break, to engage in mindfulness practices, to focus on our own social emotional learning… Read More »Focusing on SEL and Mindfulness with @JabuMind By @Rdene915
Guest Post by Rachelle Dene Poth As a Spanish and STEAM teacher, I love bringing emerging technologies into my classroom. One area that we spend a lot of time on in my eighth grade course is artificial intelligence. For educators looking to get started with artificial intelligence in the classroom with students or for parents interested in providing opportunities for… Read More »Getting Started with AI! By @Rdene915 @thriveinedu
Guest Post by Rachelle Dene Poth Spaces for Digital Portfolios! As we work to prepare students for the future, it is important that we find ways to help students focus more on the learning process rather than the end product. When we bring in learning opportunities that help students to reflect on their individual work and growth and collaborate with… Read More »@Spaces_Edu for Digital Portfolios By @Rdene915
Guest Post by Rachelle Dene Poth For anyone that hasn’t used Buncee, it is a multi-purpose content creation tool that can be used with any grade level or content area. Getting started is easy by exploring the Ideas lab or choosing from one of the thousands of ready-to-go templates available. A fun idea to start with is designing a digital… Read More »Hopping Into Spring with Buncee By @Rdene915
Guest Post by Zach Urquhart as shared by Twisted Teaching with Alexes M. Terry This weekend, I went to see Croods 2 with my family. At one point, Guy (voiced by Ryan Reynolds) had an epiphany. “Words as weapons,” he uttered, finally seeing the failures that had abounded the last hour of his character’s journey. As I sit now, thinking… Read More »The Words We Wield by @zurquhart
Buncee has me covered when it comes to bringing in some new ideas to use in my classroom.
For right now, if you can’t focus on it, don’t focus on it. Focus on what you can. What new skills are they learning because of this situation? Focus on those skills and celebrate those successes.
I created this virtual station rotation after completing #DitchSummit20 over Christmas break. Many wonderful eduleaders shared keen advice on student engagement tools, strategies and pedagogy that can work in a hybrid, concurrent, or full virtual classroom.
I know this year might not hold the same kind of warm and fun memories of previous school years, but we have still been part of the moments in between. What we have done this year has mattered and our commitment to attaching meaning to everyday, ordinary moments will be even more important.
We talked about the struggles we are all facing with online learning and teaching. Although we are thousands of miles apart and have completely different cultures, we are all feeling the same.
Social-emotional learning should be a part of our everyday curriculum so it’s not something else we need to do, but instead weaved seamlessly into what we already do.
We believe that esports programs will prove to play an important role in how we meet our students where they are and provide them with the opportunities they want and need to succeed.